Radiology services at McKenzie County Healthcare are provided by North Dakota licensed and American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registered technologists. All radiographic images are read by Sanford Health radiologists in Bismarck, ND through our mutual imaging systems. Brand new equipment was installed at the opening of our new facility in 2018.
Please call our centralized scheduling number at (701) 566-7302 to schedule your radiology exam today. Same day services may be available. The Radiology Department fax number is (701) 842-2481
3D mammography- Performed on a 3D Hologic mammography unit, recommended by breast centers of excellence across the country. Screening and diagnostic breast exams are read by the Edith Sanford Breast Center radiologists. Our mammography unit is American College of Radiology (ACR) certified, exceeding all minimum requirements.
Computed Tomography (CT)- from annual CT low-dose lung screenings, follow up scans for cancer patients, pre-operative orthopedic protocols, to trauma series, our CT scanner is ready for you. Images are read in a timely manner by Sanford radiologists for a quick and appropriate diagnosis.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)- Utilizes magnetic fields to diagnose common illnesses and injuries such as soft tissue abnormalities, tumors, strokes, torn ligaments, and bulging disks. From orthopedic injuries such as ankles, knees, wrists, and shoulders, to back pain and neurologic symptoms, our MRI is available for many procedures as your provider sees fit.
Digital X-ray– We provide a variety of general x-ray exams for urgent care, emergent care, walk-in appointments, chiropractic care, and orthopedic patients. Dr. Joshi is an outstanding orthopedic surgeon who we are happy to assist with our exceptional imaging along with orthopedic doctor, Dr. Tomjack.
Surgery- We provide x-ray services to pre-op, surgical, and post-op patients as needed. Our C-arm is in full force three days a week assisting Dr. Joshi with hip replacements, knee replacements, closed reductions, open reductions, internal fixations and joint injections as needed.
Ultrasound– Our ultrasound is available for a variety of needs including, soft tissue, obstetrics, gynecology, vascular, breast, and abdominal ultrasounds. Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to image various areas of the body without radiation. It is able to capture structural movement in real time. Ultrasound is commonly used to view the body in order to evaluate symptoms such as pain, swelling, or infection.
ECHO- Echocardiograms are available every Thursday. Echo’s are ultrasounds of the heart used to diagnose problems with the valves or chambers of your heart and to evaluate if heart problems are the cause of symptoms such as shortness of breath or chest pain. These are performed by a specialized ultrasound technologist and read by Sanford Health cardiologists in Bismarck, ND.
DEXA– Bone density exams are available for those with osteoporosis, underlying conditions, and pre-operative exams as recommended by your provider. It is quick, easy and painless. It uses a low dose of radiation to measure the amount of calcium stored in your bones. This information is used to determine your risk of bone fracture.